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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Spigelia

Indian pink

Hierarchical position of the Genus Spigelia

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Lamiidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 178. 25 Mar 1993.
   SuperOrdo  Gentiananae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Gentianales Lindl.
pub. Nix. Pl.: 19. 17 Sep 1833.
   Familia  Strychnaceae DC. ex Perleb
pub. Vers. Artzneikr. Pfl.: 244. Mai 1818.
   Subfamilia  Spigelioideae (Mart.) Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 120. 9 Mar 1832.
   Tribus  Spigelieae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 26. 1829.
   Subtribus  Spigeliinae Griseb.
pub. Fl. Brit. W. I.: 331. late 1861.
   Genus  Spigelia L.
pub. (1753)
common name: pinkroot

Named members of the Genus Spigelia

   Species  anthelmia L.
common name: West Indian pinkroot
   Species  gentianoides Chapman ex A. DC.
   Varietas  alabamensis K. Gould
common name: purpleflower pinkroot
   Varietas  gentianoides
common name: purpleflower pinkroot
   Species  hedyotidea A. DC.
common name: prairie pinkroot
   Species  lindheimeri Gray
syn. Spigelia hedyotidea
   Species  loganioides (Torr. & Gray ex Endl. & Fenzl) A. DC.
common name: Florida pinkroot
   Species  marilandica (L.) L.
common name: woodland pinkroot, Indian pink
   Species  texana (Torr. & Gray) A. DC.
syn. Spigelia loganioides

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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